LINKER, WILLIAM J. R. SR., 87, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 18, 2013.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II
. He retired from Louisville Lumber and Millwork after 46 years of service.
He was a member of AmVets and Our Lady of the Pillar Chapel.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta M. Linker; parents, Robert Sr. and Antoinette Linker; brothers, Albert and Robert Jr.; sisters, Charlotte, Mary Helen and Mary Frances; stepson, Frank E. List Jr. and grandchild, John R. Linker Jr.
He is survived by sons, William J. Jr. (Donna), John (Gail) and Joseph Linker (Maureen); daughter, Betty Snyder (Wayne); daughter-in-law, Sherry List; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Pillar Chapel, 4049 S. 5th St. with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Bosse Funeral Home, 1355 Ellison Ave. at Barret Avenue.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations go the Alzheimer's/Dementia Association.